guardian-1NEW YORK — July 31, 2015 – After three grueling days of head-to-head competition and evaluation, Guardian Sports is proud to announce that Collin Modelski, 2016 from De Paul Catholic High School and Brotherhood Travel Lacrosse in New Jersey, is the men’s overall winner for The 2nd Annual Guardian National Championship.

In it’s second year, The Guardian National Championship (GNC) is the largest lacrosse goalie-specific showcase bringing together the top high school boys lacrosse goalies from across the country to compete and showcase their talents. The goalies are evaluated in 15 position-specific tests in four key component areas; REACTIONARY, OFFENSIVE, ATHLETIC and VIRTUAL.

Results for the 2nd Annual Guardian National Championships – Men’s Division


1. Christian Wagner, Caldwell HS and Thunder Lacrosse

2. Matthew Knote, Eastport South Manor HS and Team ESM

3. Theo Dardia, Westfield HS and NJ Riot


1. Patrick Trezza, New Providence HS and NJ Riot & Dan Liable, West Essex HS and Trilogy Lacrosse

2. Jack Gruchaz, Millburn HS and Building Blocks Lacrosse

3. Connor Gilfillan, Delbarton HS


1. Ryan Weck, Madison HS and 2 Knights Lacrosse

2. Stephen Russo, Livingston HS and Building Blocks Lacrosse

3. Justin Reed, Susquehannock HS, Black Dog Legacy Lacrosse


1. Collin Modelski, DePaul Catholic HS and Brotherhood Lacrosse

2. Jack Marks, Dallastown HS and Blue Mountain Lacrosse

3. Alex Mulyk, Don Bosco Prep and Brotherhood Lacrosse

2015 Men’s Guardian Champion, Collin Modelski, noted this was his first time at the Championship. “Any goalie that wants to come, don’t hesitate. It’s something that you’ve never seen before, It gets you better while you are working to be the best. The combine focuses on your skills but you also make good friends.”

For more information on the 2nd Annual Guardian National Championships visit Also, be sure to follow Guardian Sports on Twitter – @goalguardian and Instagram Guardain_Sports and like Guardian Sports on Facebook @

About Guardian Sports

Guardian Sports was created to institute a national lacrosse goaltending program. Guardian’s mission is simple – WE. CREATE. GUARDIANS. Guardian Sports provides the necessary resources and training for Goaltending development, training and recruitment at every level. This includes skill training, improving physical and mental competency, game day consistency and leadership education.

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